Rain in Rajasthan, no camel trek, no camera March 16th 2007 Just wrote a whole long intro to this blog and then the computer stuck and I lost the lot. :-((
Firstly, I am really grateful to Mike, my travelling companion over the last week (more later), for this blog entry still having photos, as my camera was lost/stolen in Jaisalmer (more later). He has kindly copied all the photos he took during the time we travelled together. So as Mike was behind t ... read more
Asia » India » Rajasthan The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
I'm originally from London, England, and left everything to go travelling in October 2006, with just a one way ticket taking me to India, Singapore, Bangkok and Sydney. The rest was up to me and left largely unplanned, purposely - I wanted my travelling to take me rather than me controlling it. I had no idea how long I was going to be away for, or when, or if, I'd be back.
In the end I travelled for 15 months, spending the first 6 months travelling all around India, a long-time dream of mine, then on to Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand again, Austra... full info